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A podcast from The Economist

The Economist Asks

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274 Episodes • Released Weekly

274 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from The Economist

The Economist Asks

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274 Episodes • Released Weekly

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One question posed to a high-profile newsmaker, followed up with lively debate. Anne McElvoy hosts The Economist's chat show. Published every Friday on Economist Radio.

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 30 mins

The Economist Asks: Janet Napolitano

The world’s universities face a new academic year like no other. Anne McElvoy asks Janet Napolitano, until recently president of the sprawling University of California system, whether higher education can pass the test of covid-19. Can universities survive without legions of high-paying international students, and convince increasingly sceptical young people that their degrees are worth the investment?Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.